Unit

School Of Engineering

Microcontrollers and PLCsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300044.3

Discipline: PLANT AND MACHINE OPERATIONS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Leo Zhang


Assumed Knowledge
Fundamentals of electronics are required.


Prerequisite
300025 Electronics OR 300021 Electrical Fundamentals OR 301336 Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Through completion of an applied project students will develop an understanding of the hardware, architecture and the assembly language of microcontrollers in addition to the control of a mechanical system with a programmable logic controller (PLC). The unit looks at the applications of timers, interrupts and serial ports. Furthermore, the general approach in designing a microcontroller in mechanical systems will be studied. Students will use an Omron PLC to control a factory represented by four pneumatic cylinders. After covering the Ladder Logic programming language, they will move on to cover sequential programming and numerical manipulation using PLCs.


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